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University of Rochester Medical Lab Technician II - 225032 in Rochester, New York

Medical Lab Technician II Job ID 225032

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 092 Microbiology

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under supervision of licensed Medical Technologists, this Technician is responsible for the timely and accurate analysis of patient samples, utilizing moderately to highly complex methods. Responsibilities include specimen identification and accessioning in the Laboratory Information System, gram stains, direct viral testing, direct molecular methods, positive blood culture notification and work-up, may read bacterial culture plates. Candidates must be detail oriented, able to work as part of a highly functioning team and possess strong organizational skills. She/he is also responsible for routine maintenance of lab instruments/equipment, routine quality control and adherence to all lab policies.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

Set up and processing of samples for Microbiology testing. Testing of patient samples using gram stain, rapid EIA, and PCR technologies, therapeutic drug level monitoring, performing susceptibility testing, may read bacterial culture plates. Sorting and organizing patient samples for testing and storage, reporting results of testing via LIS/ instrument interface, as well as manual data entry; communicating results to patient care providers and answering telephone inquiries; maintaining laboratory stock of kits/ reagents; performing daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance on lab equipment; participating in proficiency testing.

FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to multi task with strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with co-workers and customers.

  • Models standards of behavior creating an atmosphere of teamwork and respect.

  • Strict adherence to quality control and quality assurance protocols.

  • Adheres to all departmental and organizational policies and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum requirements: Licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technician by New York State

Preferred: AAS in Medical Technology with clinical laboratory experience and NYS license in the Clinical Laboratory Technician category.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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